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Buy Recycled conference and expo

Published 28th Oct 19 - by hayley

Sustainability Victoria hosted the inaugural Buy Recycled conference and expo in Melbourne on 28 October 2019.

School CEO, Hayley Jarick, was delighted to moderate the panel “How can rating tools help organisations achieve their sustainability goals” with Nicole Sullivan, Senior Manager – Green Star Solutions at Green Building Council of Australia and Sandra Valeri, Case Manager at Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA).

The agenda was packed with insightful presentations and conversations about:

  • Recycled content in real-world projects: Perspectives from key stakeholders
  • Turning a difficult waste stream into a valuable resource
  • Better investment in Victoria’s transport sector
  • How can rating tools help organisations achieve their sustainability goals
  • Driving design, research and innovation for Australia’s roads
  • The role of research, development and demonstration projects for increasing recycled content in products.

The speakers were an industry who’s who of procurement and construction leaders including:

  • The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Minister for Solar
  • The Hon. Robin Scott MP Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Veterans
  • Carl Muller, Interim Chief Executive Officer at Sustainability Victoria
  • Matt Genever, Director of Resource Recovery at Sustainability Victoria
  • Samantha Taylor, National Partnerships Leader at Australian Road Research Board
  • Collette Burke, Chief Engineer at Office of Projects Victoria
  • Allen Garner, Chief Executive Officer at Major Road Projects Victoria
  • George Hatzimanolis, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer at RepurposeIt
  • Graham Henderson, Business Development Manager at Downer
  • Rebecca Hendy, Senior Sustainability Advisor at Western Program Alliance
  • Priya Pathmanathan, Manager Public Transport Operator Environment Assurance at Department of Transport
  • Hayley Jarick, Chief Executive Officer at Supply Chain Sustainability School
  • Fin Robertson, Sustainability Manager at Level Crossing Removal Authority
  • Stephen Webster, General Manager at Integrated Recycling
  • Peter Tamblyn, Sales and Marketing Manager Asia Pacific at Close the Loop
  • Nicole Sullivan, Senior Manager – Green Star Solutions at Green Building Council of Australia
  • Pete Murphy, Managing Director at Alex Fraser

https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/buy-recycled-conference